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-class neighborhood in northern virginia, the president came down strongly on the side of middle income americans. >> they should definitely get an extension of the tax cuts that were instituted in 2001/2003. >> reporter: but he was just as adamant about not extending the bush tax cuts for upper incomes. >> to do it we'd have to borrow $700 billion over the course of ten years. and we just can't afford it. >> reporter: under the president's plan, the bush tax cuts would be extended permanently for couples making less than $250,000 a year and for individuals making less than $200,000. what does that mean for the middle-class? those earning between $50,000 and $75,000 would avoid a tax increase of more than $1,100 a year. those between $75,000 and $100,000 would avoid an increase of more than $1,800. but the wealthy would get hard. the 315,000 american households but the wealthy would get hit hard. the 315,000 american households that make more than a million dollars a year would see their tax bills rise on average by more than $100,000. house republican leader john boehner stunned members of both
't undock. >>> woman executed. a woman convicted in a double murder is put to death in virginia, the first woman executed in the u.s. in five years. >>> and flood evacuations. torrential rains trigger flood emergencies and evacuations in wisconsin and minnesota. this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, september 24th, 2010. good morning, everyone. good to see you. i'm terrell brown in for betty nguyen this morning. >>> a u.s. astronaut and two russian cosmonauts will try again today to return to earth, in orbit more than six months aboard the international space station. ground controllers have to figure out what went wrong yesterday. clamps holding the space capsule to the station failed to open. cbs news space consultant bill harwood was at the kennedy space center as this drama unfolded. >> reporter: this was a very unusual problem, unprecedented glitch the normally reliable docking mechanism on the space station, a russian mechanism with hooks and latches designed to release on command to let the craft free to come back to earth. they tried to do that and were unable to get the syste
is in effect from bogue inlet, north carolina, to the virginia border. a hurricane watch from cape henlopen, delaware, and also includes martha's vineyard. karen brown is in kill devil island with more. good morning, karen. >> reporter: good morning. earl picked up steam and it is tracking closer to the outer banks. about 50 miles off cape hatteras. that is where it is expected to pass. in the communities of -- south of here, there are those mandatory evacuation orders for known nonresident and they have until this morning to get out. kevin isn't sticking around for earl, even if it means cutting his labor day weekend short. >> better to be a little disappointed instead of washed away or something. >> reporter: the monster hurricane could reach north carolina late tonight or early friday before rolling up the east coast. watches and warnings stretch all the way to cape cod, massachusetts. while earl is expected to stay offshore, as it makes its way north, a slight shift could put millions in harm's way. >> that's why it's important to take the time now while the skies are clear and weather
will also visit iowa and virginia. >>> more hot weather is expected in southern california today. on monday it was so hot the thermometers stopped working. the triple digit heat triggered numerous power outages and at one point last night, more than 30,000 customers were without electricity. kendis gibson has more on the record-breaking heat. >> reporter: downtown los angeles has never been this hot. the mercury shattered the city's all-time record, climbing to 113 degrees. >> it was like walking into an oven. the ground, you feel the heat through the shoes and the intensity. you could see the heat swells flowing off the asphalt. >> reporter: the usually hot temperatures have made to an unbearable start to autumn for southern california. >> ridiculous. the calendar's a liar. >> reporter: the thermometer at this construction site hit 90 degrees at 9:00 a.m. monday, which for kevin meant one thing. >> pretty hot. i mean, it can only get worse. >> reporter: ever since fall began, southern california has been in the grips of this heat wave. with temperatures averaging more than 20 degrees above
in iowa and virginia. last night, he had a bigger crowd. tara mergener is in washington with much more on this. good morning, tara. >> good morning, betty. this week democrats are getting both pep talks and scolding from president obama, who says it's time they buck up. >> hello, wisconsin! >> reporter: it felt like 2008 all over again. >> they said, no, you can't, but what did you say, wisconsin? >> yes, we can! >> reporter: with midterm elections just five weeks away president obama is on the campaign trail looking to energize democrats and sway undecided voters. at a rally at the university of wisconsin, he urged thousands of students to stay involved and inspired. the speech was beamed to 100 college campus destinationwide . >> we cannot sit this one out. we can't let this country fall backwards because the rest of us didn't care enough to fight. the stakes are too high for our country and for your future. >> reporter: with the tea party generating a big buzz this campaign season for the republicans and the political right, president obama knows it's time to fire up his party. in a
in virginia for examination. the blast killed 8 people and destroyed numerous homes. a fifth person has been charged with posing as a victim of that pipeline explosion in order to get help. 51-year-old daniel stansbury of los altos has pled not guilty to seven charges including identity theft and falsely claiming aid. prosecutors say he went to a resource center for blast victims used a false name and said he lived in the crestmoor neighborhood. he then allegedly accepted more than $2,000 in gift cards. prosecutors also say he spent nine nights in hilton hotels paid for by pg&e. >>> the off again on again execution is now off again and it will be for some time. albert greenwood brown was scheduled to be put to death tonight. it would have been california's first execution in nearly five years. but the state supreme court denied a request by the state to begin using new procedures for lethal injection. now the state won't be able to execute brown until 2011 because california's supply of lethal injection drugs expires tomorrow. a new supply won't arrive until next year. >>> a bay area mom is
against gay marriage, florida, indiana, michigan, virginia, and utah. >>> well, from lady gaga to the white house don't ask don't tell has been a hot topic. here to break it down is santa clara university law professor. thanks for joining us. a lot on those topics this week senate democrats couldn't get enough votes even though earlier this month a u.s. district judge ruled the policy was unconstitutional what does that ruling mean for the few which are of don't ask don't tell? >> i think we will find out what that means in the next few weeks. judges asked both sides to tell her how broad the injunction should be. it could mean we have one district judge declare that nationwide the policy has to be stopped or we might decide it has a smaller effect only on the people in the suit. >> legally speaking when you say don't ask don't tell is a policy, is it a law? a policy. >> a federal law enacted that says if you are a military personnel you cannot actively discover the sexual orientation of a member and if you are a member of the military you don't have to reveal or shouldn't reve
the average. and those four bills include naming a river in virginia, naming a courthouse, renaming a post office, and bringing some federal dollars back to the bay area after the earthquake. >> reporter: over and over again, boxer hammered fiorina for her tenure as ceo of hewlett-packard where she cut thousands of jobs and also received a multimillion dollar package after she got fired. >> the facts are there was a $21 million severance check. and it was taken after my opponent was fired. the stock went down more than 50%. so if she's calling for accountability with teachers, there ought to be accountability with ceos. >> when you lead a business whether it's a nine person business or 150,000 people, you sometimes have to make the agonizing choice to lose some jobs to save more. >> reporter: we interviewed a political analyst who called this a tie. if you were a boxer supporter you liked what you heard. same with fiorina. >> fiorina had commanded a certain array of facts. i think the sound bytes will go to barbara boxer. >> reporter: the candidates also differed on abortion. boxer pro-cho
, virginia, maryland, and massachusetts. strong waves from earl are ripping into beaches all along the east coast. in delaware, life guards rescued two children from rip current. >> couldn't breathe for a few seconds, and i got really sc scared. >> reporter: even if the worst of earl stays far from land, the storm could do $1 billion to $2 billion in damage from north carolina to maine, and emergency workers still are not convinced the storm is staying away. >> the smallest predicted hurricane can become the most major and the most destructive, so you really don't know. none of us know what's going to happen until tomorrow. >> reporter: emergency officials here, as well as local business owners, are hoping by tomorrow, they're reopening for business for a long labor day weekend rather than cleaning up. erica. >> hill: kelly cobiella, kelly, thanks. earl may actually lose some of its punch by the time it reaches the northeast tomorrow, but it is still the strongest hurricane to threaten the coast of new york and new jersey since bob roared through in 1991. elaine quijano is in montauk, new y
. at a training center for the customs and border protection agency in front royal, virginia, five dogs are running through a series of tests, no matter that it is 90 degrees outside. >> it's going to be hot and tired out there in the field. and we are looking for dogs that when it's hot and tired, they're still going. >> reporter: dhs has 2,000 dogs but just announced it needs 3,000 more. >> we are searching for terrorist, terrorist weapons, illegal immigrants entering the country, being smuggled in and contraban. the dogs can perform those screens and search for those faster than by hand. >> levi the dutch spep heard seems to do well at first. he is given the scent of an object, at this case a pipe and set loose to find it. but searcher and retrieve skills aren't enough. the dogs need courage. they can't spook easily. and they need a good work ethic. that may be levi's undoing. he is supposed to stop at nothing to get at the toy inside the cage but he's easily distracted. his fellow canines aren't doing much better. enzo is supposed to ignore a bowl of food and go for the toy but the
, america speaking out.com and what will raise the curtain today in sterling, virginia, is an outline of an agenda that we'd like to see democrats bring to the floor this week, today. that will focus on getting this economy moving again, getting spending under control. and, yes, it includes rolling back the both the failed economic policies and the broadly rejected government takeover of health care enacted last march. >> one of the things that's talked about in the pledge is about job creation and among the ideas there is a 20% reduction in income tax for small businesses. how is that fundamentally different than all of the small business initiatives that have already been proposed by the obama administration? >> well, what we're really talking about is 20% reduction immediately on the bottom line of every small business owner and family farmer in america. but you're also going to hear republicans today standing out here as i am in front of a small business this sterling, virginia. you're going to hear republicans talk today about congress ought to be acting to make sure there's no t
declared a state in the state and the governor's of virginia and maryland have also declared states of emergency. other atlantic coast states are preparing as well for potential effects from the storm. >>> it is 5:05. it is going to be another warm one around here but it's also a "spare the air" day. let's look at day 2 of the mini heat wave. lawrence? >> kind of nice to have the heat around the bay area. haven't seen much of it all summer long. step out the door right now and those temperatures are already very mild to warm all around the bay area. we have numbers well into the 60s, inland under clear skies. clear as a bell inside the bay and even at the coast, no fog to speak of. that's a good sign that we're headed for another very warm day around the bay area. going to be hot in many spots again inland. probably going to top out about 103 degrees in some of the hottest spots. you get inside the bay, yeah, it's going to be on the warm to hot side, as well. mid-80s to mid-90s in some of the warmer areas. at the coast, head to the beach, probably one of the nicer beach days all sum
and virginia with more to come. more will come farther north. no injuries have been reported. there is some flooding this morning on the resort islands of north carolina's outerbanks. thousands were told to leave and most did. >> it's at its worst point. we are not going to put any emergency worker in harm's way. >> we were going to ride it out in the pool and the hot tub out back. but when they make you leave, you know... >> business owners stayed to board up their buildings. now earl is headed north and people in new england getting ready for a wet labor day weekend. >>> checking traffic and weather we are going to start with elizabeth for our friday commute. will people be taking this day off as well as monday? >> absolutely. we are hoping for friday traffic conditions. friday extra light traffic conditions this morning. gridlock this afternoon as people head out of town for the long holiday weekend. slow towards the golden gate bridge. northbound 101 on doyle drive right there past cemetery curve, there was a solo spinout. chp on scene now. bridge crews are out there, as well. a minor
of those three pieces of the broken pipe. the pieces are currently in virginia for examination to figure out what happened. the blast killed 8 people and destroyed more than 30 homes. >>> in the bay area a fifth person is now charged with posing as a victim of the pipeline explosion in order to get help. 51-year-old daniel stansbury of los altos pled not guilty to seven charges including identity theft and falsely claiming aid. prosecutors say went to a resource center for blast victims and used a false name. said he lived in the crestmoor neighborhood. he allegedly accepted more than $2,000 in gift cards and prosecutors say he spent nine nights in hilton hotels paid for by pg&e. >>> the on-again, off-again execution is now off again and it will be for some time. albert greenwood brown was scheduled to be put to death tonight. it would have been california's first execution in nearly five years. but the state supreme court denied a request by the state to begin using new procedures for electromagnetics. now the state won't be able to execut
, to the virginia border. but it is still too close to tell just how close earl might come to land. don teague reports. >> reporter: whipping angry winds, seen from a window in st. maarten as hurricane earl sideswiped the virgin islands dumping up to 8 inches of rain. >> i've never scene waves like this. >> reporter: in st. croix heavy surf crashed on shore. the waves tore boats from their docks. in st. kitts, heavy surf ran this coast guard boat aground. high winds damaged roofs and knocked down trees and power lines, blocking roads. the next population in the hurricane's path, the 36,000 residents of the turks and caicos islands. >> we're getting choppy water. on the west side of the island is where the open ocean is and it's extremely rough right now. >> reporter: computer models predict earl will remain a powerful hurricane, tracking to brush the north carolina coast as early as thursday night. already the phone is ringing off the hook at the outer banks motel in hatteras. >> we don't charge you, of course, if you don't come during a hurricane. >> reporter: people here are also starting to
headquarters tonight. thanks. our other big story is hurricane earl. the governors of north carolina, virginia, and maryland have declared states of emergency as the storm moves closer and grows stronger. it is a category four again with 135 mile an hour winds and it cuts an imposing image in the latest photo from space. at last report, earl was about 600 miles south-southeast of cape hatteras, north carolina. it could reach there late tomorrow or early friday, then roll up the east coast. hurricane watches and warnings are up as far north as cape cod. kelly cobiella is in kill devil hills, north carolina, tonight and has the latest. kelly, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, harry. despite a picture-perfect beach day here, some tourists and locals alike on the most remote of the islands spent it packing up because hurricane earl's winds and rain could be close to this coast in 24 hours. if there was any doubt about hurricane earl's power, these postcards from the caribbean should erase it. the storm caused at least $150 million in damage from the virgin islands to puerto rico, cut power
. tens of thousands of tourists were evacuated from the area. but karen edwards from virginia rode out the storm. >> at 5:00 a.m. this morning i was really nervous. it shook the whole house and woke me up. >> reporter: earl passed farther out to sea than predicted but the powerful storm battered the barrier islands are 70-mile-an-hour winds. power is out for thousands and there is flooding. many are relieved it wasn't worse. >> we dodged a bullet, purely and simply north carolina dodged a bullet. >> reporter: business owners hope they can salvage the rest of the holiday weekend. earl is expected to bring more trouble. the massive storm will likely brush eastern long island before taking aim at massachusetts. a hurricane warning is in effect for cape cod and nantucket, which could get 100- mile-per-hour winds. >> i trust that it will be okay and i mean, we didn't board up our house but we took everything in. we followed all the instructions. >> reporter: federal emergency teams are already activated in massachusetts where the governor has declared a state of emergency. manuel gallegus,
: in fairfax, virginia... >> can we do it? ( cheers ) are we enthused? >> reporter: ...first-term democrat incumbent jerry connolly is working this labor day weekend to hang on to his congressional seat. >> i'm talking to many of my colleagues. they get the threat. they understand that there is understandable anxiety in the country, given the state of the economy, but they're prepared going into battle. >> reporter: but connolly's race is just one of dozens the democrats could lose in a midterm election that appears to be increasingly tilting towards republicans. the latest gallup poll has no good news for democrats. republicans have a 10-point lead, 51% to 41%, on the generic ballot. and democratic voters are in the dumps, with twice as many republicans saying they're very enthusiastic about voting this fall. while party leaders are not conceding control of the house, they are looking to cut their losses by redirecting campaign funds to the strongest democratic candidates. >> we will look at races that we can win. so we make a determination about whether or not those campaigns can be succ
of virginia is one democrat hoping to hang on to his congressional seat. >> talking to many of my colleagues, they get the threat. they understand there's understandable anxiety in the country given the state of the economy, but they're prepared going into battle. >> reporter: president obama has much at stake. not only does he risk losing his party's majority in congress this fall, his chances of re-election could get hurt. >> from a republican point of view, we need to bring checks and balances, tell the american people if we get back in control, we're going to check this obama agenda that has no limits. >> reporter: the latest gallup poll has troubling news for democrats. republicans have a ten-point lead and democratic voters may be in danger of dragging their feet. with twice as many republicans saying they're very enthusiastic about voting this fall. >> there's nobody in town that thinks democrats don't lose at least 20 seats. the question is, could it be 40? could it be 60? >> reporter: democrats do have a financial edge heading into the fall, but republicans insist they have the mome
. >>> college football's biggest game of the weekend, third ranked bodiesy state taking on number 10 virginia tech tonight. they jumped out to a 17-0 lead but with less than 2 minutes to go they were down by four. kellen moore finds austin pettis in the back tv end zone. boise state wins the game 43- 30. once all the big b.c.s. schools know they are for real right now. >>> charlie hoffman joined the final round of the deutsch bank final, tiger woods tied for 11th place. >>> who says americans don't care about the world championships. spike lee went all the way to turkey to check out stephen curry, team u.s.a. team usa blows out angola 121- 66. they'll take on russia in the quarter final. . >>> wow. eh, do you think boise state is gonna hold onto that third place? >> well the point is boise state after a couple of undefeated seasons back to back finally has a chance at the b.c.s. bowl. >> all right. >> so it's in their hands. >> all right. it's in their hands, we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, people! look at you! texting...blogging... all this technology, but you're still banking like pilgr
.s. capital in maryland, boise state up 17-0 over virginia tech early, the hokies make a comeback, but a 71 yard touchdown in the third quarter gave boise state the win. they take it 33-30. >>> when we come back, another look at this morning's top stories and unions under fire. e come back, another look at this morning's top stories and unions under fire. ♪ [ female announcer ] we've got stains, down to a science. new wisk with our breakthrough stain spectrum technology tackles a full range of stains on a molecular level for a more powerful clean fight stains with science. you'll never go back to your old mop. [ funny voice ] hey, mop! wanna suck up dirt and grime like swiffer wetjet? then try the absorb-a-straw! now you're gettin' it. [ female announcer ] sorry, mop, but swiffer wetjet has a dirt dissolving solution and super absorbent pads that trap and lock dirty water deep inside the gradient core while mops can just spread it around. swiffer cleans better, or your money back. ♪ she blinded me with science a man scales 58 floors of san francisco's millennium tower. coming up at five
struck down part of a virginia law that banned cross burning. the justices said it was illegal only if it's done specifically to intimidate someone. katie? >> couric: all right. jan crawford in washington. jan, thanks very much. now to the war in afghanistan. general petraeus has said the u.s. cannot succeed without winning the hearts and minds of afghan civilians, but tonight will's a disturbing development and a story david martin first reported back in may, u.s. troops accused of killing civilians in cold blood. david tells us 12 soldiers are now facing military charges. >> reporter: if the charges are proven, this was the platoon from hell. five american soldiers accused of murdering afghan civilians just because they could. seven more involved in the cover-up, plus mutilating corpses, taking pot shots at afghan civilians, smoking hash, and beating up a private who blew the whistle. they may have done more harm to the american cause in afghanistan than any equivalent number of taliban could hope to cause. >> this is the kind of thing that hurts us enormously and it will have a disprop
't a division team one stunned 13th ranked virginia tech 21-16. hokies now 0-2. buckeyes did it all. 233 yards in the air, 113 more on the ground. the ohio state beat the u36-24. >>> notre dame and michigan. joe montana's oldest son nate making his irish debut completes 8 of 17 passes. but probably wants that one back. brian kelly loses his first game at noter came. the wolverines beat notre dame 28-24. >>> two years ago when mike singletary famously sent vernon davis to the log locker room in the middle of the game didn't look like his can we are with the 9ers would last much longer. >> cannot play with him. cannot play with him. cannot coach with him. can't do it. i want winning! >> oh, how times have changed. the 9ers signed davis to a five- year, $37 million contract extension today. the former first round pick led the nfl last year with 13 touchdown receptions. this pretty much sums up the night for vera zvonareva. kim clijsters made quick work of her in the u.s. open finals. clijsters wins in straight sets, 6-2, 6-1, making her the first back-to-back open champ since venus williams ten
. some lucky fan went home with nikki mathew's jacket. the duke stunned virginia tech 21-16. the hokies are now 0-2. ohio state hosting miami. terrell pryor ran for 11 yards. they beat the u, 26-34. >>> noter game and michigan, joe upon tan gnaw's -- montana's son making his debut. he probably wants that big. brian kelly loses his first game. the wolverines beat the irish, 28-24. >>> kim clijsters was going for her three-peat. she won it in 2005 and missed the next few before returning to win it. this pretty sums up the night for vera zvonareva. clijsters wins in straight seats. she's now won 21 straight matches at flushing meadows. not bad for someone who took two years off to raise her daughter. >>> on the men's side, regger federer and novak djokovic, he rallied back and will take on rafael nadal tomorrow. >>> team usa tries to advance to the game since 1994. >>> more sports next. ,,,,,,,, big fish too... you know why? 'cause i'm a papa bear. you -- look at you, mr. high-tech hollywood, with all your high-tech gizmos. it's how i roll. you roll like a dinosaur with that tiny interest
monday afternoon in a backyard gathering in northern virginia. >> they should definitely get an extension of the tax cuts that went to 2001-2003. >> reporter: but he says we can't afford to extend tax cuts for families who earn more than $250,000 a year. >> to do it we'd have to borrow $700 billion over -- over the course of ten years. and we just can't afford it. >> reporter: republican leaders say, we can't afford not to. >> no recovery will take place if we impose new taxes on the people we need to create jobs. >> reporter: over the weekend, house republican leader john boehner suggested he might be willing to compromise, and vote for middle-class tax cuts, even if the wealthiest had to pay more. but in a new statement, he toed the party line. republicans are unified, he wrote on twitter, to boost our economy we need to stop all tax hikes and cut spending now. a recent cbs news poll found 56% of americans are in favor of getting rid of tax breaks for the wealthy. a view that seems to favor the president's plan. but some democrats aren't so sure. >> i don't think raising taxes on any in
for for give necessary. >> reporter: but the horror stories that came from his virginia estate, the hangings, electro accumulations and drowns of dogs that refused to fight were all true. >> come on bud. good boy. >> reporter: that's what makesly 0 so remarkable. as a former vick fighting dog he was once described as a ticking time bomb. but today what words would you use to describe leo. >> clown, lover boy, kiss me. >> reporter: she is a certified trainer whose dog rescue group took leo in and quickly focused on his gentler nation. >> our pack rescued him in 2007 and within five weeks he was registered as a therapy dog come on sweetheart. >> reporter: that's right. this broad-shouldered pit bull wears a clown costume to a mountainview clinic once a week to patients who know what it's like to be hurting. >> when i see him it's just joy. i mean you know, he just makes me feel good inside, you know. it's so good to feel good these days. >> reporter: route adams has been seeing him for two years and is now in remission. >> i connect with him, having got to know his story and having gone throu
. >> couric: i know earlier today the president was in northern virginia talking about health care reform which, as you mentioned, the republicans are threatening to repeal. why was he revisiting this topic today when he's been so criticized for initially not focusing on the economy? >> well, katie, he's trying to help democrats who are being just hammered out on the campaign trail on health care reform. so today he highlighted a number of popular provisions of the bill that take effect tomorrow. for example, starting tomorrow insurance companies will be barred from denying coverage to children because of preexisting conditions. insurance companies will also no longer be allowed to put a lifetime limit on the amount of coverage and children will be allowed to stay on their parents' insurance plans until their 26th birthday. katie, when he signed the bill six months ago, approval of health care reform was 37%. after talking about it a lot, it's still at 37%. hasn't gone up a bit. >> couric: all right. chip reid. chip, thank you, nice to have you in new york. and it didn't take long, the in
that caused the recession. this plan will be formally unveiled today at a hardware store in virginia. terrell, back to you. >> the battle goes on. >> indeed. >> thank you so much. the republican pledge six months after health care reform was passed by congress. today the first real benefits of the new law kick in, including free immunizations for children, free preventive care like mammograms and cholesterol screenings barring insurers from canceling coverage with people get sick and allowing young adults to stay on the family plans until age 26. >>> as we reported this morning, president obama is in new york. he spoke last night at a democratic fund-raiser but he wasn't the only one with something to say. >> tonight, i want to talk a little bit about our efforts here at home -- >> president obama -- >> -- where this country -- >> the hecklers demanded more funding for aids program and action to allow gays to serve openly in the military. >>> in congress, the house committee investigating the summer's salmonella outbreak got an apology from the owner of the iowa egg factory where it started b
a visit to a small business in virginia to roll out their proposal to shrink the government. >> it offers a new way forward that habit been tried in washington, an approach focused on cutting spending, which is sadly a new idea for congress. >> reporter: the republican plan is called a "pledge to america." it calls for slashing $100 billion from government programs except the military. it would leave bush era tax cuts in place for everyone and would replace president obama's healthcare plan with a smaller version. the president argues that's not going to safety country any cash. >> yeah -- that's not going to save the country any cash. >> why would you want to repeal something that the congressional budget office says is going to save a trillion dollars if you are serious about my deficit? it doesn't make sense. >> reporter: the gop plan is short on specifics, but party leaders say that's not the point. they want to show americans where they will take the country if they win control of congress. >> government is out of control in washington. and we need to rein it in and begin a new drive
. >> reporter: gop leaders paid a visit to a small business in virginia thursday to roll out their proposal. it calls for cutting $100 billion out of government programs except the military. it would leave bush era tax cuts in place for everyone and would repeal president obama's health care plan replacing it with a smaller version. >> with this pledge, republicans will save the american dream as it drowns in a search red ink. we will not allow the torch of liberty to be mortgaged. >> reporter: as they unveil the plan, republican leaders called on democrats to join them and start work on it right away. but that's unlikely. most democrats made it clear, they reject the "pledge to america." >> if this is implemented, what we are going to see is the infliction of a plague on america. >> reporter: as for voters, polls show the economy and deficit are top concerns. the ones we talked to had their own proposals. >> stop spending more money than we're taking in. >> we need to forget about healthcare and we need to worry about the people that are losing their homes and foreclosure. >> i'd like for
the old ideas. republicans unveiled their pledge at a hardware store in northern virginia. >> we're here today to put forth a new governing agenda. >> reporter: among the top priorities: repealing the obama health care law, rolling back government spending to 2008 levels, and extending the bush tax cuts. >> this is a contract with americans. >> reporter: it's a clear homage to the contract with america which republicans released in 1994, the last time they took over congress. ( cheers and applause ) in a nod to the tea party, a growing force on the right, the pledge is littered with references to the constitution and promises to reduce the federal debt. grateful tea party members even presented the majority leader with a tea pot today. but democrats slammed the pledge, call it recycled rhetoric from the bush years. >> the american people deserve to hear a real plan for moving america forward, not an election-year gimmick filled with hyperbole and tired old failed ideas. >> reporter: even if republicans take control of the house, enacting any part of this agenda will be difficult because
'm prepared to do exactly that. >>> for the first time in nearly 100 years the state of virginia has executed a woman. theresa lewis was put to death billy that will injection tonight. the 41-year-old was found guilty of arranging the murders of her husband and stepson. the motive? a $250,000 life insurance policy. lewis' lawyers claim she was borderline disabled. there were more than 7,000 appeals to stop her execution. >>> a person at san quentin killed another inmate. he used an item called a bone crusher. he made the item from stuff easily found behind bars. they use everything from toilet trees to actual bones. >> here an assortment of inmate manufactured weapons. >> crude home made prison knives. for generations inmates have called them sheriffs or shanks. these days they are called as heat. and the larger ones are bone crushers. >> they are very resource full. >> reporter: we saw a sample of things they made. they managed to make everything from slingshots to zip guns to a variety of bone crushers. share one made from a syringe, a toilet paper roller, here is a spear, the handle is mad
and richmond, virginia. >>> at the white house, the obama administration faces a big staff shake-up, the latest may involve the chief of staff. as bill plante reports, personnel changes are nothing new for any president. >> reporter: they are breaking up the old gang at the white house. it's that time again, about two years into any president's first term and the staff starts heading for the exits. >> two years, people start to leave. they burn themselves out, they work very hard and have jobs they can't refuse on the outside. >> reporter: the chief of staff rahm emanuel may leave as soon as next month to run for mayor of chicago. the big question, does the president look inside or outside to replace him. >> is he just drawing the wagons around him, or is he reaching out in which he's saying, hey, i think there are different ways to do it? >> reporter: defense secretary robert gates and national security adviser james jones are also expected to leave sometime next year. national economic council head larry summers going back to harvard. other members of the team peter orszag and christina romer
term incumbent gerry connolly of virginia is hoping to hang on to his congressional seat. >> i am talking to many of my colleagues they get the threats and understand there is understandable anxiety in the country but they are prepared. >> reporter: president obama has much at stake not only does he risk losing his party's majority in congress this fall chances of re-election could get hurt. >> we need to bring checks and balances, tell the american people if we get back in control we are going to check this obama agenda. >> reporter: the latest gallup poll has troubling news republicans is a 10 point lead democratic voters may be in danger of dragging their feet with twice as many republicans saying they are enthusiastic about voting. >> no body in town doesn't think democrats lose 20 seats the question is could it be 40, 60, a change of power. >> reporter: they have a financial edge heading see the fall but republicans insist they have momentum. cbs news washington. >>> state attorney general, gerry brown will start an ad campaign to boost his run for the governors office. his a
. northeast, the summer returns. talking 90s down in through the virginias in thr >>> that funky baseline. i'm looking this. back to you. >>> thanks very much. you may be snapping lots of new photos today but chans are many of your new pictures from this past summer are sitting in your digital camera or computer. senior editor david gregg of behindthebuy.com is here with new photo sharing ideas. good morning. >> good morning, harry. >> you have a whole array of stuff here this morning. >> a bunch of stuff to take the memories out of your -- well, have you cameras, media cards today, you have people taking pictures with their phones -- >> right. somebody downloads them. >> how do you get them out of there and out? there's something familiar to a lot of people. over 100,000 kodak photo kiosks but people think can you only take your photo card and -- >> you plug it in. >> a new feature you can go online through picasa, facebook account, pull those pictures offline and create photo books using the photo kiosk. another way for the nontechie type person to go online and create different keepsakes.
victorious. the virginia native beating our local guy, joey chestnut, the top ranked competitive eater finished second 169 wings almost 5 pounds of wings can you believe that? >> in case you are wondering, there is a little size difference there. thomas the black widow, sonia is just 5 feet, 105 pounds, joey chestnut stands 6'2" and 230 pounds she beat him. >> this you go. hey brian. >> few you have a story idea or comment e-mail that guy there,
gathered outside the virginia prison where lewis given a lethal injection last night and convicted of arranging the murders of her husband and his son for a quarter million dollar life insurance policy. >>> popular 1950s singing star eddie fisher has died. ♪ oh my papa to me he was so wonderful ♪ fisher singer best known for marriages, of course first in 1955 to film star debbie reynolds. they were called america's favorite couple and then in the biggest scandal, he left her to marry elizabeth taylor that divorced him in 1959. to marry richard burton. fisher died wednesday in california of complications from hip surgery at age 82. >>> just about 16 minutes past the hour right now. dave price, back from las vegas. good morning. >> got your vega. it is on its way here. at your house later today. >> very nice. >> serious stuff to get to right now. just about three inches in many places but as you head to southern minnesota, we're talking about six to ten. they got walloped yesterday. look at this 24-hour loop. it just rolls and rolls and rolls. heavy rains, w
causing problems in north carolina and virginia with more to come. no injuries have been reported. there is some flooding this morning on the resort islands of north carolina's outerbanks. thousands were told to leave and most did. >> it's at its worst point. we are not going to put any emergency worker in harm's way. >> we were going to ride it out in the pool and the hot tub out back. but when they make you leave, you know... >> business owners stayed to board up their buildings. now earl is headed north and people in new england getting ready for a wet labor day weekend. >>> in just a few hours, investigators will be at an east bay dump site searching for the one person still missing in a murder spree. four people were murdered, the suspect killed by law officers. 35-year-old frederick sales disappeared a week ago from the hercules home where his father was found beaten to death. the search for sales is now focused on a landfill in pittsburg. the cadillac escalade that the suspect efren valdemoro was seen driving was captured on surveillance tape near a dumpster in hercules, l
the weekend. >> in virginia city, jockeys rode camels as well as zebras and ostriches. never seen this before. one jockey admitted the animals went in whatever direction they wanted. this is the 51st annual event. more than 5,000 spectators attended this year. i love ostriches. >> did you ever see the family robinson when they are having the race, the old one, and he is riding the ostrich and zebra? that looked like fun. i don't think it's very comfortable though. >> just doesn't look right. >> no thank you. [ laughter ] >>> the publish of the "new york times" says the company will stop printing the newspaper someday. instead, it's going to charge people to read it online. and that brings to us our question of the day. >> all right. would you rather read the paper in print or online? kim on facebook says, i read mine online to save fuel and trees. >> then there is david who says i read both online and print. there are times i don't want to be looking at a computer screen. >> kevin from fairfield says, i would much rather read the news online. the newspapers stacking up in my driveway looks ve
, 10 on the cw, they were rescued from michael vick's virginia estate. dozens of pit bulls trained to fight and kill. how some 6 come and made an amazing transformation. 10 and 11:00 tonight. >>> did the raiders make a change at quarterback? the giants find themselves in first place after an offensive explosion. we're up next. ,,,, you inhale, they inhale. millions of children continue to be exposed to secondhand smoke. secondhand smoke causes asthma, a disease that cannot be cured. protect your loved ones. let's go! we got a 1-2-0 in progress. what's a 1-2-0? another airline is charging up to $120 roundtrip for two bags. [ imitating siren ] pull over! looks like we got a runner. pull over! we know you've been charging for bags! we can't stop every plane. we're gonna stop this one. you can fly, but you can't hide. ♪ [ ding ] >>> all right. is this a raiders quarterback controversy or who is gonna start. >> a lot of change in the raiders team. one thing happened. when gradkowski comes off the bench he wins football games. he did it again. i love the guy too. i'm surprised it happe
virginia estate, the deprivation, the beatings, hangings, electrocutions and drownings of dogs that refused to fight were all true. >> come on, bud. good boy! >> reporter: that's what makes leo so remarkable. as a former vick fighting dog, he was once described as a ticking time bomb. but today? what words would you use to describe leo? >> clown... lover boy, kiss me... >> reporter: she is a certified trainer whose los gatos dog rescue group took leo in and focused on his gentle nature. >> our pack rescued him in december 2007. and within five weeks, he was registered as a therapy dog. >> come on, sweetheart. >> reporter: that's right. this broad shouldered pit bull now wears a clown's collar to a mountain view cancer care center once a week to love and be loved by patients who know what it's like to be hurting. >> when i see him, it's joy. i mean, you know, he just makes me feel good inside. you know? so good to feel good these days. >> reporter: ruth adams has been seeing leo for two years and they seem to have formed a close bond. adam has battles cancer for 14 years and is in remission
100 years, virginia has executed a woman. theresa lewis was put to death by leaks last night. the 41-year-old was found guilty of arranging the murders of her husband and her stepson. the motive, a $250,000 life insurance payment. lewis' lawyers claim that she was borderline mentally disabled. there were more than 7,000 appeals to stop her execution. >>> 5:41. coming up, why one bay area city wants to shut down a medical marijuana shot. plus, it can increase the risk of heart attack. how the government is restricting the use of a widely used drug to treat diabetes. ,, this is your captain speaking, we are fourteenth in line for take off. beep, beep, beep. looks like its bumper to bumper on the interstate. i gotta get to cleveland! should have skipped that second soda. remove your belt, your watch, your shoes. i wonder what gas costs today. seven dollars for a pillow! an extra bag costs what? i hate traffic! (train child) the train is now arriving. (announcer) the train has arrived indeed. amtrack. enjoy the journey. >>> good morning. traffic troubles along the peninsula as you work y
in just a few minutes. >>> okay. thank yo. >> virginia has executed an inmate. she was put to death by lethal injection last night. the 41-year-old woman was found guilty of arranging to have two men kill her husband and stepson. the motive a $250,000 life insurance payment. lewis' lawyer said she was borderline mentally disabled. there were more than 7,000 appeals to stop her execution. >>> a federal judge is expected to announce today whether california can execute convicted killer albert brown. officials at san quentin say the state's refurbished death chamber will be ready for a planned execution next wednesday if the judge lifts the moratorium on capital punishment. federal judge jeremy fogel and san jose had blocked executions in 2006 because the state's legal injection method caused great physical pain. state lawyers say the new death chamber better staff training and new lethal injection regulations have addressed that. >>> carly fiorina's first general election tv ad is out. she is taking aim at barbara boxer using video that's made the rounds on youtube. >> you know, do me
three pieces are currently in virginia for examination. the blast killed eight people and destroyed 37 homes. traffic and weather coming up in just a moment. ,,,,,,,,,, >>> good morning. things are getting better on westbound 580 out of the altamont pass. you're now looking at a 29 minute drive from westbound 580 from the altamont pass to the dublin interchange so a good 10 minutes or so better than we saw during my last traffic hit about a half hour ago. westbound 4 still remains really jammed through antioch. no accidents. just our usual congestion from a street towards somersville. still backed up to pittsburg. in vallejo an earlier accident westbound 37 before highway 29. one lane remains closed and they are saying 9:00 before they are going to be able to get it re-opened and at the bay bridge, i think i have a map to show you, there we go, it is backed up well into the macarthur maze but pretty heavy commute as well down the eastshore freeway. that's a check of your traffic. here's tracy with your forecast. >>> hey, thanks, elizabeth. another nice day expected and another day with
morning. rough seas and rip currents through the weekend. up and down the east coast, virginia, maryland, you get it friday afternoon. into friday night. again, it will weaken after that to a category 2 most likely. the jersey shore friday night and into early saturday morning. then it weakens again, most likely to a category 1. then rolls to long island into cape cod saturday and saturday night. and maine into sunday. watch those rip currents. much more weather ahead in a couple of minutes. we will send it back to you in new york. >> dave, thanks. after seven long years president obama formally announced the end of u.s. combat operations in iraq last night. during his speech, he declared it was time to turn the page and to focus on problems back here at home in the west. bill plan joins us with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. the president was speaking last night from the oval office. to underscore the gravity of the situation. he framed his announcement as a promise kept. >> i am announcing that the american combat mission in iraq has ended. iraqi people now have
state fair of virginia. it's been a virginia tradition since 1854, the first year chris wragge went. all sorts of family fun, animals, rides, music, swing dancing, festival food and arts and crafts. thanks to everyone for watching "the early show" on saturday on cbs 6 in richmond. that will do it for weather. chris, over to you. >> all right, lon, thanks so much. we can't hear a darn thing out here with all the music playing. when we come back, ron miguel is here. born to be wild from a white tiger to kangaroo, he's got it all from the miami zoo, we've got it all. you're watching "the early show" on cbs. i'm being charged a $35 annual fee. yes? tell me it's a mistake. yes? are you saying yes or are you asking yes? yes? peggy? peggy? anncr: want better customer service? switch to discover. ranked #1 in customer loyalty. it pays to discover. no pain medicine is proven to last longer than advil. not tylenol. not aleve. nothing lasts longer than advil. pain relief that lasts. one more reason to make advil your #1 choice. caltrate delivers 1200 mg of calcium plus vitamin d to help reduce your
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